About Us


Bridge India is an award-winning progressive non-profit think tank dedicated to discourse on public policy.

India represents an ancient civilisation, united by a shared history and sustained by a pluralist democracy. The idea of India is one that is inclusive, secular, and with a Constitution that provides for the vast diversity of its composite culture. The idea of India is the idea of embracing the many.

India’s national identity has been built on unity in diversity, and it has long celebrated the commonality of major differences amongst its people. It offers many truths, each of which give shape and substance to the idea of India.

But the ‘India Story’ abroad is often presented through a narrow lens, be it focusing only on business and the economy, society or policy landscape. Given its diversity, everything about India, and its polar opposite, is true in unison. Bridge India seeks to highlight and celebrate this nuance, to help India-watchers understand India better.

What we do

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Providing a space from broad and open minded debate, with the focus on helping India watchers and diaspora better engage with India.

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An independent platform for discourse on public policy engaged across the policy spectrum.

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Facilitating Member debate, conducting research and seminars, with diverse engagement at the heart of everything we do.

Our Vision

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Through our work, we proactively present a vision and narrative for engagement with India that engages young diaspora, policy makers, and other India-watchers.

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi